Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits’ Stamford office is seeking a Full-Time Photographer who possesses the below.
The Photographer is an energetic, self-motivated and detail-oriented team player proficient in capturing still and video images. The photographer has significant experience working in a creative environment, with an emphasis on studio photography. They are looking to play a leadership role in defining and implementing breakthrough imagery solutions for our in-house creative, Marketing and PR teams. This person will lead the redesign of our in-house photo studio. The Photographer is responsible for developing creative concepts, implementing studio set up and producing on-brand imagery for corporate and brand marketing materials across all platforms: print, promotional, digital and other mediums as needed.
The Photographer understands current photography trends, social media trends and best practices for both digital photography and post production. Candidates are not only passionate about photography but also have a keen eye for layout, design and composition. The Photographer is innovative, flexible and has an interest in creative collaboration between multidisciplinary teams. They can seamlessly navigate through a range of high priority projects on a daily basis while managing tight deadlines. They think outside the box, think big and there is no limit to their creativity! Bring your unique perspective, explosive imagination and edge to our creative team!
Graduate of an accredited program for an Associate or Bachelor’s or BFA degree in Photography
Minimum of 4-7 years experience in a creative agency and is comfortable in a corporate environment
Strong commercial and editorial photography portfolio that demonstrates expertise in applied techniques and a working knowledge of digital photography, lighting, composition, color quality and aesthetics
Mastery of relevant computer software (e.g. Adobe Suite specifically Photoshop and Lightroom) a must; solid knowledge of other current computer design programs and skills
Well versed in conceiving and capturing appropriate moving and still imagery for social media
Ability to capture the essence of a dynamic on-site event through still/video imagery
Experience in lighting, setting up and shooting digital product photography – including glass bottles
Excellent and proven range of photographic and post production skills
Mastery in retouching skills
Ensure consistent high level of technical quality and aesthetics for all photography created
Work closely with Directors of Brand and Public Relations for studio direction, concepts and execution, and also direct and create concepts and executions on their own
Handle a high volume of workflow and execute imagery under tight deadlines
Works efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
Builds, maintains and organizes photo equipment and cleanliness of studio
Ability to present and clearly articulate ideas
Proactive problem solving, both technically and creatively, with constant attention to process improvement
Experience in videography and video editing a plus
Is accountable, takes direction with an open mind, seeks full ownership and takes initiative
Strategic thinking with attention to Brand, Marketing or Public Relation objectives
Ability to work with company personnel at all levels and the ability to work collaboratively, efficiently and effectively
Positive energy with a can-do spirit!
Apply brand standards, creative standards and other ingredients to create innovative and on-strategy image solutions
Extend existing creative/brand guidelines across new imagery with moderate changes or interpretation
Work closely with brand teams, playing the role of “imagery advocate” for the voice of the photography
Develop original strategic imagery deliverables and big ideas that elevate and differentiate our portfolio
Stay abreast of current photography trends and technologies, continually share knowledge among the creative team and be a child of the industry
Initially called W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd., the company was founded in 1981 by Chairman Bill Deutsch to market quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. In 2009, it announced the expansion of the award-winning company to include a Spirits Portfolio. Today the company is renowned for its brand-building prowess and its ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. Bill's son Peter Deutsch is CEO; thus two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry.
The portfolio includes award-winning wines from Australia: [ yellow tail ], [ yellow tail ] Bubbles, Peter Lehmann, Peter Lehmann Clancy’s; California: Bellacosa; Eppa SupraFruta Sangria, Girard Winery, Joseph Carr, Josh Cellars, Josh Cellars Reserve, Kunde Family Estate, Layer Cake; The Calling; France: Andre Lurton, Cave de Lugny, Fleurs de Prairie, Hob Nob Vineyards, Sauvion et Fils; Washington: Skyfall; Italy: Barone Fini, Villa Pozzi; New Zealand: The Crossings; Portugal: Quinta Do Vale Meao; Spain: Mar De Frades, Cruz de Alba, Ramon Bilbao; Argentina: Clos de los Siete; Ruta 22; and award-winning spirits: Redemption Whiskey, Bib & Tucker Bourbon, Masterson’s Rye, Luksusowa Vodka and Licor 43.
Location/Region: Stamford, CT (US)